Shillong Sept 16: Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Mahila Morcha National President, Vijaya Rahatkar visited Meghalaya on Wednesday for the inauguration of a week-long ‘Sewa Saptah’ (Service Week) programme of the party.
The programme has been organized to observe the 70th Birth Anniversary of Prime Minister, Narendra Modi, which falls on September 17.
BJP State President, Ernest Mawrie welcomed Rahatkar at the inauguration ceremony organised at the party office.
During the programme, Rahatkar launched a video on birthday wishes for the Prime Minister from 70 different countries across the world.
The party also distributed blankets to members of the ‘Spark’ NGO. In the afternoon, Vijaya Rahatkar visited the Holy Child Mercy Home at Demthring to felicitate old aged people with blankets, sanitizers, masks, fruits, etc.
Mawrie mentioned that there could be no greater way of showing respect to the Prime Minister other than providing service to the people, as Modi too referred to himself as the ‘Pradhan Sevak’ (head servant).
He announced that the party will have a week long program in all districts of the state ranging from cleanliness drive to distribution of wheel chair to specially abled persons, tree plantation in different places. The party will participate in the cleaning of Umsohlang river, and seed it with fish to restore the marine ecology.
The party will also organise prayer meetings for the Prime Minister and distribute ration, fruits and vegetables, masks and sanitizers among the needy people.